Two times Golden Globe Award-nominated actress, Ashley Judd has won the hearts of millions with her mesmerizing acting and influenced her fans with her prominent roles. She rose to fame after portraying the role of Charlene Shiherlis in the crime drama thriller movie, Heat. In the upcoming year, she will appear in the leading role as Anita Bryant in the biographical film, Anita.
Judd was born Ashley Tyler Ciminella on 19th April 1968 in Los Angeles, California, to Naomi Judd, a singer, and Michael Charles Ciminella,a motivational speaker. Further, she has a half-sister, Wynonna Judd, in Ashland, Kentucky. Find out more details about Judd's personal life in the following sections.
Ashley's Marital Relationship With Former Racing Driver, Dario Franchitti
Double Jeopardy actress, Ashley was married to a Scottish racing driver, Dario Franchitti, who won four Champ Car World Series Championship. Their marriage was held at Skibo Castle in Sutherland near Dornoch, Scotland, on 12th December 2001.
Well, the couple first met at Jason and Ashlee Petersen's wedding ceremony on 2nd February 1999. Shortly they started dating and got engaged on 12th December 1999. Before their marriage, the wedding venue was hosted by Madonna and Ritchie's marriage a year earlier in April 2000.
After marrying for more than 13 years, Judd and Dario revealed that they were divorcing on 29th January 2013. During the time of their separation, Ashley made a statement where she said,
"We have mutually decided to end our marriage. We'll always be family and continue to cherish our relationship based on the special love, integrity, and respect we have always enjoyed."
By the end of 2013, the court finalized their divorce. Besides, they didn't share kids from their marriage, but she has become a godmother to Dario's child whom he shares with his second wife.
Judd's Estranged Husband, Dario's Second Marriage
Judd's estranged spouse, Franchitti, was married to an England woman, Eleanor Robb. The two walked down the aisle in 2015, where they invited their close friends and family relatives.
The married pair further are blessed with two adorable children. They welcomed their first daughter, Sofia Franchitti (born on November 2015), who's now five years old. They also shared their second child, Valentina Franchitti (born on February 2019).
Sexual Harassment Lawsuit
Two-times Primetime Emmy Award-nominee, Ashley said that she was sexually assaulted in a studio, but didn't clarify the name of the person on October 2015. Two years later, she took the name of Miramax co-founder, Harvey Weinstein, who harassed her while filming the movie; Kiss the Girls on October 2017.
A year later, Ashley filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against Weinstein, stating that he forced her to have sex in the exchange working on his films on 30th April 2018. Harvey further filed a statement to dismiss in July 2018.
Check out How Ashley Judd explains about her sexual assault
In early-2019, the federal court dismissed Judd's progression of sexual assault against Weinstein. Nonetheless, she even claimed that Harvey destroyed her filming career.
On April 2019, Ashley further stated that she was raped three times, and one resulted in conception during the Women in the World summit. She even said that she is very open about it because everybody knew it. She also told that one of her rapists is from Kentucky. After the incident, she legally aborted her child and is now safe and sound. Later, she has become a spokesperson for the ''#MeToo movement.''
Net Worth - $22 Million
Berlin Station fame actress, Judd has an impressive net worth of $22 Million as of 2019. She makes a whopping income from her profession as an actress. Similarly, an actor/actress in the United States earns $56,502 as an annual salary.
Ashley besides bought a house in Leipers Fork, Tennessee, at $2.4 Million, which consists of six bedrooms, five, and a half bathrooms on 2,348 square feet. It also features a furnished kitchen, a hot spa, and a full-view terrace on the south face.
Owned Two Pet Dogs (Shug & Buttermilk)
Ashley Judd has a great love for animals and lives with two English cocker spaniel dogs, Shug and Buttermilk. She loves to click pictures of her dogs whenever she spends time with them.
The actress additionally posted a photo while celebrating National Dog Day with her pet dogs on 27th August 2019. As of now, the price of an English cocker spaniel costs in the range of $800 to $1,200 in the US.
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